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Completion of Dam No. 2 and the steam plant at Muscle Shoals.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

Completion of Dam No. 2 and the steam plant at Muscle Shoals.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reservoirs,
  • Electric power-plants,
  • Muscle Shoals (Ala.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCompletion of dam no. 2 and steam plant at Muscle Shoals
    SeriesS.rp.1633
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination3 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16149131M

      The city of Muscle Shoals began with the construction of U.S. Nitrate Plant No.2 and Wilson Dam for defense purposes in The name came from the great stretch of rapids in the Tennessee River that contained rocky shoals and an abundance of — — Map (db m) HM. A contract to reinforce the earthen saddle dam, built to fill a low area about 1, feet east of the main dam, is expected to be awarded in the summer of and project completion date is. Muscle Shoals. hearings before the United States House Committee on Military Affairs, Sixty-Ninth Congress, second session. (Washington: U.S. G.P.O., ), by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs (page images at HathiTrust) Hydroelectric project licensing handbook. Find 2 listings related to Greenskeepers in Muscle Shoals on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for Greenskeepers locations in Muscle Shoals, AL.


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Completion of Dam No. 2 and the steam plant at Muscle Shoals. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wilson Steam Plant ( to ) Muscle Shoals, Ala. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began building Wilson Dam in to provide power for the two nitrate plants that were producing munitions for World War I. However, the dam would take six years to complete. The Board, whenever the President deems it advisable, is empowered and directed to complete Dam Numbered 2 at Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the steam plant at nitrate plant numbered 2, in the vicinity of Muscle Shoals, by installing in Dam Numbered 2 the additional power units according to the plans and specifications of said dam, and the additional power unit in the steam plant at nitrate plant.

The Board, whenever the President deems it advisable, is empowered and directed to complete Dam Numbered 2 at Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the steam plant at nitrate plant numbered 2, in the vicinity of Muscle Shoals, by installing in Dam Numbered 2 the additional power units according to the plans and specifications of said dam, and the additional power unit in the steam plant at nitrate plant.

March 7, – United States Nitrate Plant No. 2, Reservation Road, Muscle Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Colbert County, AL.

Wilson Dam construction started Wilson Dam was completed in the early ’s and spans the Tennessee River between Lauderdale County and. Henry Ford's Bill to Purchase the Muscle Shoals. Wednesday, Jresidents of Florence were surprised when automobile magnate and industrialist Henry Ford () arrived in Florence for a surprise inspection tour of the Wilson Dam and US Government Nitrate Plant No.

program, two nitrate plants were constructed in the Muscle Shoals area. Nitrate plant no. 1 was experimental. The great nitrate plant no.

2, which cost $68, was not completed until October,a few weeks before the end of the war. Wilson Dam, which was to supply power for the operation of nitrate plant no. 2, had. The first person on construction work reached Muscle Shoals on No vem On Februground was first broken for a permanent plant building.

On Octoeight months and eight days later, the manufacturing plant had begun the production of ammo mum nitrate. 2 is ready for operation. The cost of these two plants has been estimated at approximately $ Their operation is said to require three thousand skilled workmen. WILSON DAM (Three miles East of Florence.) T^HE culmination of the great Muscle Shoals Pro- 1 ject, lies in the completion of the dam by means of which enormous power.

which had a steam plant at Gorgas, the mouth of a coal mine, 90 miles south of Muscle Shoals. The plan of work at Muscle Shoals called for three dams, two navigation dams and one power dam, two nitrate plants, two electrical steam plants, power house, lock, indus-trial village, and the purchase of a large tract of land and the Waco lime quarry.

Muscle Shoals itself is now a humble city of s (5, fewer than the peak of Wilson Dam construction), best known for FAME Recording Studios–home of the “Muscle Shoals Sound.” Among its streets are avenues named for Ford, Edison, and Woodward, among other Detroit namesakes and Ford remnants.

Full text of "Digest of the statements made on Muscle Shoals propositions at the hearings before the Committee on military affairs of the House of ry 8. Muscle Shoals Dam No. 2 [electronic resource]: hearings before the United States House Committee on Appropriations, Sixty-Seventh Congress, second session, on J (a) Wilson Dam and its hydroelectric equipment valued at $37, being the original cost of $47, less $10, applicable to navigation.

Completion of Dam No. 2 and the steam plant at Muscle Shoals. book (b) The steam power plant at Muscle Shoals valued at $5, being a reduction from depreciation of $7, from the original cost of.

- Significance: Inby the directive of the U.S. War Department, the Army Corps of Engineers began construction on Wilson Dam, a large hydroelectric project that was to supply power to U.S.

Nitrate Plant No. 2 in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. a, novem5 comp. gen. miscellaneous receipts - proceeds from sale of electric power at muscle shoals the proceeds from the sale of electric power developed during the course of testing the hydroelectric plant at muscle shoals, ala., may not be used for the operation of the plant, but must be deposited in the treasury as miscellaneous receipts under the provisions of.

Muscle Shoals Dam No. 2: hearings before the United States House Committee on Appropriations, Sixty-Seventh Congress, second session, on J In April Ford offered to purchase the steam and nitrate plants for $5 million (their actual cost to build had been at least $ million) and rent the Wilson Dam for $ million annually.

He also offered to complete dam no. 2 and build dam no. 3 for the government and then lease them. The plant and Wilson Dam, then referred to as Dam No. 2, were commissioned and built by the federal government, with the help of the state of Alabama.

The plant was to produce ammonium nitrate by the cynamid process of nitrogen fixation. It cost about $12 million dollars to build. The village was constructed around the same time as the dam. (a) The exclusive use, possession, and control of the United States nitrate plants numbered 1 and 2, including steam plants, located, respectively, at Sheffield, Alabama, and Muscle Shoals, Alabama, together with all real estate and buildings connected therewith, all tools and machinery, equipment, accessories, and materials belonging thereto, and all laboratories and plants used as.

The book is loaded with great photos and interesting details about Wilson Dam, Wilson Steam Plant, Nitrate Plant No. 2, Nitrate Plant No. 1, and Village One. The book. Muscle Shoals: hearing before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Sixty-ninth Congress, second session on S.J.

Res.a joint resolution providing for the completion of dam numbered 2 and the steam plant at nitrate plant numbered 2 in the vicinity of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and for other purposes, Febru The board, whenever the President deems it advisable, is hereby empowered and directed to complete Dam Numbered 2 at Muscle Shoals Alabama, and the steam plant at nitrate plant numbered 2, in the vicinity of Muscle Shoals, by installing in Dam Numbered 2 the additional power units according to the plans and specifications of said dam, and the.

(Cherokee Dam), additional capacity at Wilson and Pickwick dams, and the construction of a modern steam plant ofkilowatts capacity that would be Watts Bar Steam Plant.9 Prior toTVA had produced only negligible power from steam.

kilowatt Wilson Steam Plant had been a TVA property sincebut it had been in standby. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter onto provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development to the Tennessee Valley, a region particularly affected by the Great r George W.

Norris (R-Nebraska) was a strong sponsor of. Eighth. Nitrate plant No. 2 at Muscle Shoals stands today, fully equipped, with a completed capacity fortons, of pure ammonium nitrate per annum- The site on which this, the greatest plant of its kind ever constructed in the 5 world, stands contains acres.

This one plant, when j operations were at the top notch, emplo Pickwick Landing Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Tennessee River in Hardin County, in the U.S. state of dam is one of nine dams on the river owned and operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, which built the dam in the s as part of a New Deal-era initiative to create a continuous navigation channel between the river's mouth and Knoxville, and bring economic development.

The Wilson Steam Plant in Muscle Shoals was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide power for two nitrate plants.

The War Department transferred ownership from the Corps to TVA in Our next Muscle Shoals Chapter Meeting is scheduled for September 12th, a.m. (Lunch will be provided by TVACCU). The location is the TVA COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION, Wilson Dam Road, Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

The planned program isBEST Robotics as follows: * Introduce the TVARA Muscle Shoals Chapter Endowed Scholarship recipients. plete dam No. 2 at Muscle Shoals and the steam plate at Nitrate Plant No. 2 by installing additional power units at dam No.

Provisions are Included for the experimental pro duction of fertiliser. The construction of the Cove Creek dam on the Clinch river in Tennessee with a transmission line to Muscle Shoals and suitable electrical gen. Hiking trails. Plan your next adventure on TVA's miles of hiking trails.

The construction of Wilson Dam also provides a depth of 9 feet of slack water over the Muscle Shoals rapids, thereby eliminating a serious obstruction to navigation.

Navigation will be further improved by the completion of Wheeler and Pickwick Dams. Storage of water by means of reservoirs is essential to adequate flood control on the Tennessee.

The area known as Muscle Shoals, Alabama may only have a population of less t, but it is known around the world for its musical influence.

Called the “Muscle Shoals Sound,” the two studios here are where artists like Otis Redding, the Rolling Stones, and Lynyrd Skynard recorded albums. One of the former studios [ ]. - Double D Ranch's Early Spring Collection based on Southern Rock and the recordings of the Muscle Shoals studios.

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Forest City Trail Trail Features 3. Fooshee Trail Reading Topographic Maps 6. Whites Creek Trail Ladyâ€&#x;s Bluff Trail 7. Melton Hill Dam Trail Muscle Shoals. Colbert Steam Plant, Muscle Shoals AL Outage Supervisor - (March – Sept.

) • Responsible for managing all aspects of Forced and Planned Outage : Hydro Construction Manager at. Nitrate Plants, Ordnance Handbook of Ordnance Data (); Nature of project, Approval, Construction, Contract, Operation, Manufacturing process and capacity, Buildings, Water supply, Power plant, Railroad, Cost and appropriations, Completion of plant, Muscle Shoals Transmission Line for Plant No Construction and operation.

Feb. 2, Douglas Dam construction begins for national defense purposes Ma Watts Bar Steam Plant operational April 8, Kentucky Lake impounded, completing the mile-long navigation channel from Knoxville to Paducah, Ky., and linking the Tennessee Valley with the state inland waterway system.

Biological: Muscle Shoals (sometimes referred to as Mussel Shoals), a 53 RM (km) reach of the Tennessee River in Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, Alabama, once supported the world's greatest assemblage of freshwater mussels (van der Schalie ) and was one of the finest mussel habitats ever known (Isom ).

52 photographic prints. | Photographs show hydro-electric plant being constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Oil circuit breakers, checking alignment of turbine shaft, adjusting exciter brushes, and a main power transformer in the switchyard.

The steam generating plant. Erecting stacks and breechings, condensers, turbo-generating units, and surveying. Railroad crew responsible for. LOOKING AT DAM FROM POWER PLANT, SHOWING FIVE SLUICE GATES AT LEFT - Gregg Shoals Dam and Power Plant, Across Savannah River, Lowndesville, Abbeville County, SC HAER SC,4-SAVRI,tif 5, × 4,; MB.

Shoals canal opens. The Shoals canal officially opened on Nov. 10,just in time to compete against the railroad rates. Work had been completed on a 3 1/2 mile, two-lock canal over the Elk River Shoals and the original s canal was widened and dredged.

The .Tennessee Valley Authority: Directory of fertilizer plants in the United States, (Muscle Shoals, Ala.: National Fertilizer Devevelopment Center, Tennessee Valley Authority, ), also by Association of American Plant Food Control Officials (page images at HathiTrust).T.

L. Smith Company sales literature: Advertisement photocopied from issue of Engineering News discusses No. 11 and Mixerette portable concrete mixer, and No. 7 jaw crusher plant with gas engine and bucket elevator. Sub-subseries 2: Smith Engineering Works, and n.

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